An interesting little historical footnote. Back in 1950, science fiction was still trying to discover itself as a serious genre, …
Girl born with severe physical deformities is encased in titanium and linked up to become the “brain” of a starship. Collects various stories of her many adventures.
A lengthy look at a rest and recuperation center for soldiers fighting a war across the time-streams. A unique Hugo winner closer to a stage play than a novel.
Human clones are sent from Earth as test dummies to colonize a habitable planet in Tau Ceti, overcoming a number of technological and pscyhological hurdles.
The coming-of-age of one alien warrior, and the acculturation of one human soldier, set to the epic backdrop of recent galactic war and inter-species intrigue.
Super-cultured human gentlemen face extermination at the hands of their insectoid servitor race, who are in full rebellion, sacking each human castle in turn. A fine tale.
In the future, invading reptilians capture and genetically modify humans. In return, the humans capture and breed their own form of “dragons.”
Hawksbill Station, the prison at the end of time: a gulag in the Precambrian era for political extremists and protesters. A captivating story laden with concepts that demand introspection.